Intracranial complications of sinusitis: what is the role of endoscopic sinus surgery in the acute setting.

@article{Delgaudio2010IntracranialCO,
  title={Intracranial complications of sinusitis: what is the role of endoscopic sinus surgery in the acute setting.},
  author={John M Delgaudio and Seth H Evans and Steven E. Sobol and Shatul L Parikh},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={25-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Intracranial complications of sinusitis (ICS) are uncommon in the antibiotic era. The role of neurosurgical drainage of ICS is fairly well established, but the role for acute surgical intervention for the sinus disease is not well defined. We retrospectively reviewed our experience with ICS to see if we could identify the role and effectiveness of endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) in the acute setting of ICS. METHODS The study used a retrospective review of patients presenting to a… CONTINUE READING